Bomb blast kills 14 at mosque in Syria's Homs: TV

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic central city back from rebels.

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Old stone stele in Ha Nam added to national treasure

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Old stone stele in Ha Nam added to national treasure

The Sung Thien Dien Linh stele – a prominent Buddhist exhibit under the Ly dynasty (1009-1225) that is placed in front of Long Doi Son pagoda in Duy Tien district of northern Ha Nam province has been recognised as a national treasure.

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Vietnam moves towards a green economy

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago

Green economy has been a common trend in the global economic system. As a developing country, Vietnam needs to continue studying and perfecting relevant mechanisms and policies while learning lessons from the experience of other front-running countries to bridge the gap with advanced economies and move towards a green economy in the near future, the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported.

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Three dead in east Ukraine, Putin warns of 'abyss'

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Three dead in east Ukraine, Putin warns of 'abyss'

A boy with toy gun poses for picture in front of barricades at the police headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk, April 17, 2014.

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Southern provinces experiences heat wave and rain

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Southern provinces experiences heat wave and rain

Districts 4, 5, 7, 8, and Nha Be in HCMC experienced heavy rains on April 16. Other southern provinces including Tay Ninh, Kien Giang, and An Giang also experienced heavy rain.

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Pedestrian bridges to ease congestion

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Thirteen more pedestrian bridges and tunnels will be built in HCM City to reduce traffic gridlock, at a total cost of VND120 billion (US$5.7 million), the city's Department of Transport has said.

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Pedophiles lured by avatar in tech industry porn fight

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

Sweetie looks much like other unfortunate young Filipinas. Just 10 years old, her user profile shows, she spends her days online fielding requests from men who offer her money to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. When she logs on, invitations pour in -- “Are you a working girl?” or “I’m into girls your age” -- from strangers keen to get her into a private show via Skype or Yahoo! Messenger. (YHOO)

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: Those annoyin’ Hanoians!

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Vietnamese’s bad habits: Those annoyin’ Hanoians!

Editor’s Note: Scott Duke Harris, our Hanoi-based columnist, responds to an April 9 article by an anonymous Australian who complained that Vietnamese are stuck in so-called “Tunnel Vision,” which only allows them to see what is directly in front of them, not anything behind or next to them.

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22 things you can no longer do with Vietweek

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22 things you can no longer do with Vietweek

The front pages of Vietweek’s first issue, published on January 6, 2012, and this issue – our last edition – and all of our former incarnations published under different names since October 2007. After this issue, our content will be exclusively online at www.thanhniennews.com.

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SOS Children’s Village Da Lat unique in the world

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SOS Children’s Village Da Lat unique in the world

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the SOS Children’s Village Da Lat, a unique place in the history of SOS Children’s Villages in the world since the construction and operation of the Vietnamese village was not funded by SOS-Kinderdorf International.

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Ukraine tension mounts as police face gunfire in East

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Ukraine tension mounts as police face gunfire in East

A pro-Russian militant guards a barbed wire covered barricade in front of the Donetsk regional administration building in Ukraine, on April 8, 2014.

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Thai “red-shirt” leader hunted for lese-majeste

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Thailand's Criminal Court on April 11 approved an arrest warrant against Wuthipong Kochathamkhun, a leader of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), or “red shirts”, for an alleged lese-majeste offense.

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Hung Kings anniversary kicked off on Navy Ship

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Officials, soldiers of Navy High Command along with delegation of Ho Chi Minh City Fatherland Front Committee organized a ceremony in commemoration of the Hung Kings on April 9.

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Bayern in semis after punishing Man Utd for lapses

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Bayern in semis after punishing Man Utd for lapses

A schoolboy lapse in concentration and a bad miss by Wayne Rooney wrecked Manchester United's hopes of causing a huge Champions League upset against holders BayernMunich at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday.

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

Editor's Note: An Australian expat, who has been living and working in Vietnam for more than ten years and wants to be anonymous, filed this story complaining that Vietnamese are stuck in so-called “Tunnel Vision,” which only allows them to see what is directly in front of them, not anything behind or next to them. The opinions expressed here are the author’s.

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